Self-love (Practising)



Self-love is underrated. Often associated with vanity and narcissistic behaviour, most people don’t love or value themselves enough. Yet it’s paramount to having a good quality of life and being fulfilled.

Here are my favourite books on practising self-love. You might also enjoy the following article called "The Power of Self-love and Books to Get You Started"

The Self-love Experiment: 15 Principles for Becoming More Kind, Compassionate and Accepting of Yourself by Shannon Kaiser

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown

Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It by Kamal Ravikant

You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay

The Secret Daily Teachings by Rhonda Byrne

Daring Greatly by Brené Brown


More book prescriptions can be found at our A-Z of Book Prescriptions.


A big hello and thank you for reading! Passionate about literature, psychology, and life I launched Book Therapy as an alternative form of therapy using the power of literature. I create reading lists/personalised book prescriptions based on your individual needs, this is my signature personalised reading service. You can also check out Book Therapy’s other free reading lists and A- Z of book prescriptions (covering both fiction and non-fiction). These suggest books based on your existing life situation (e.g. anxiety, job change, relationship heartache) as well as interests (e.g memoir, historical fiction, non-fiction, crime etc). There’s also a Children’s A — Z of Book Prescriptions. Feel free to check out the blog for more literary gems. There’s also a post on my personal story of how I entered the world of bibliotherapy and book curation. And if you’d like to connect, email me at or

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